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This publication prepared by Michael Hancox and published by Oilfield Publications Ltd., belongs to the famous The Oilfield Seamanship Series. As the nname implies, this one is dedicated to the anchor handling techniques, i.e. to the one of the most important sides of the offshore operations. Apart from the introductory chapter, the book includes parts covering equipment layout and function, running and retrieving anchors, rigging for anchor handling operations, handling chains, support moring operations, bat-barge cooperation, equipment maintenance, safety procedures etc. The publication will be of great use to ship Masters and, in fact, everyone involved in the anchor handling operations at the oilfields as it describes in detail the AH operations from the AHTS view point offering quite fresh look at this matter.